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Euchirini

EUCHIRINAE is a subfamily of Scarabaeidae
Scarabaeidae
or scarab beetles in the superfamily Scarabaeoidea
Scarabaeoidea
. They are sometimes referred to as "long-armed scarabs" due to the elongated forelegs of the males. These long legs often have median and apical spines that are fixed in the male while females have a movable terminal spine.

They are sometimes included in Subfamily
Subfamily
Melolonthinae
Melolonthinae
as Tribe EUCHIRINI.

GENERA AND SPECIES

This subfamily contains 3 genera with 16 species:

* Cheirotonus Hope, 1840 (10 species)

* Cheirotonus battareli Pouillaude, 1913 * Cheirotonus formosanus Ohaus, 1913 * Cheirotonus fujiokai Muramoto, 1994 * Cheirotonus gestroi Pouillaude, 1913 * Cheirotonus jambar Kurosawa, 1984 * Cheirotonus jansoni Jordan, 1898 * Cheirotonus macleayi Hope, 1840 * Cheirotonus parryi Gray, 1848 * Cheirotonus peracanus Kriesche, 1919 * Cheirotonus szetshuanus Medvedev, 1960

* Propomacrus Newman, 1837 (4 species)

In this genus, males have the foretibia lined on the inside with dense golden hair-like structures. Species are known from Iran, Greece and southeastern China.

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* Propomacrus bimucronatus Pallas, 1781 * Propomacrus cypriacus Alexis -webkit-column-width: 30em; column-width: 30em; list-style-type: decimal;">

* ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-03-12. Retrieved 2011-02-04. * ^ * ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-03-27. Retrieved 2014-04-21. * ^ Young, RM (1989). " Euchirinae
Euchirinae
(Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) of the World: Distribution and Taxonomy". The Coleopterists Bulletin. 43 (3): 205–236. * ^ The Scarabs of Lavrnt * ^ Euchiridae * ^ Ueda, Kyoichiro (1989). "A Miocene fossil of long-armed scarabaeid beetle from Tottori, Japan" (PDF). Bull. Kitakyushu Mus. Nat. Hist. 9: 105–110.

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